Tag Archives: Behavioral Health

It’s a medical provider’s responsibility to deliver behavioral health support to patients.

  The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 26.2 percent of Americans, or one in four people, suffer from a mental condition in any given year. When you apply the 26.2 percent to the 2004 census estimate, it affects approximately 57.7 million – a massive number of people who could benefit from mental health

Telehealth and opportunities for value in the community mental health space.

  On-demand healthcare and telehealth services are one of the fastest growing segments of the on-demand market, following well known on-demand services such as Uber and Lyft. The telehealth industry, as a whole, is projected to be one of the fastest growing components of the healthcare economy. In fact, Just this past October, healthcare giant,

Supportive housing saves money and improves health outcomes for those with mental illness.

Wellspring has long believed supportive housing to be the key for many people with severe and persistent mental illness to begin re-building their lives. Established in 1982, Wellspring sought to fill the unmet need for supportive housing in our community.  While mental illness is common in the U.S., the heaviest burden of illness is concentrated

Increased behavioral health awareness leads to increased identification which leads to increased treatment to address a problem.

Recent research indicates that Kentucky has higher rates than the nation as a whole in a number of key areas when it comes to mental health and substance use related problems. Kentucky has higher rates of adults with past-year suicidal thoughts, past-year serious mental illness, and past-month heavy alcohol use among adults over age 21.

Clinic offers comprehensive program for patients with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDD).

Teamwork: it’s a concept that often leads to success, whether you’re competing in the NCAA championships or providing healthcare to a medically-complex patient population. At Lee Specialty Clinic in Louisville, medical, dental and allied health professionals team up to offer a full range of state-of-the-art health services for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This

Kentucky’s evolving behavioral health providers

One of the most important effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the profound change in the coverage of behavioral health services.  Building on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, the ACA requires both Medicaid and Medicare to provide far more robust behavioral health benefits, especially in

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